Period
to 17 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Mac OS X skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mac OS X over the 6 months to 17 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apple Mac OS X
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 166 221 233
Rank change year-on-year +55 +12 -17
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 27 33 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.58% 0.49% 0.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.40% 2.50% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 20
City of London median daily rate £130 £141 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.96% -68.17% -17.06%
10th Percentile £126 £123 £169
90th Percentile £595 £550 £583
Central London median daily rate £150 £225 £500
% change year-on-year -33.33% -55.00% +9.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
City of London median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% - -
Central London median hourly rate £15.00 £21.88 £23.75
% change year-on-year -31.44% -7.87% -

Mac OS X is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 795 1,321 1,438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.95% 19.69% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 1,005 1,153
City of London median daily rate £450 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £142 £150 £263
90th Percentile £639 £638 £675
Central London median daily rate £425 £475 £483
% change year-on-year -10.53% -1.55% +7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 50
City of London median hourly rate £16.95 £18.70 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.36% +24.67% -31.03%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £29.17 £29.30 £23.95
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.76 £17.40
% change year-on-year -0.32% +7.82% -8.42%

Mac OS X
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Mac OS X as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Mac OS X in the City of London

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mac OS X in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS X in the City of London

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mac OS X in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mac OS X in the City of London

Mac OS X
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mac OS X in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mac OS X in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 19 (70.37%) Windows 10
3 16 (59.26%) Office 365
3 16 (59.26%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (55.56%) Windows 7
5 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
6 13 (48.15%) Ivanti
6 13 (48.15%) Break/Fix
7 10 (37.04%) Adobe
7 10 (37.04%) Apple
8 9 (33.33%) Android
9 7 (25.93%) Apple iOS
9 7 (25.93%) Windows 8
9 7 (25.93%) Blackberry
9 7 (25.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (22.22%) Linux
10 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
11 5 (18.52%) Unix
12 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
12 4 (14.81%) Java
12 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (14.81%) TDD
13 3 (11.11%) Banking
13 3 (11.11%) Remedy
13 3 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (11.11%) Web Design
13 3 (11.11%) Time Management
13 3 (11.11%) LAN
13 3 (11.11%) HP

Mac OS X
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (25.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 16 (59.26%) Office 365
2 2 (7.41%) AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) Neo4j
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Mockito
2 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.70%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) Maven
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 3 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Desktop Engineer
2 14 (51.85%) Desktop Support
3 13 (48.15%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 13 (48.15%) Support Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Mac Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.70%) Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support Technician
7 1 (3.70%) Java Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Java Technical Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) JAX-RS
2 2 (7.41%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (3.70%) Dropwizard
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) Node.js
3 1 (3.70%) REST
3 1 (3.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Blackberry
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) BYOD
3 2 (7.41%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.70%) Blog
4 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 19 (70.37%) Windows 10
3 15 (55.56%) Windows 7
4 9 (33.33%) Android
5 7 (25.93%) Apple iOS
5 7 (25.93%) Windows 8
6 6 (22.22%) Linux
7 5 (18.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (48.15%) Break/Fix
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) TDD
3 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
4 3 (11.11%) BDD
4 3 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (11.11%) Time Management
4 3 (11.11%) Web Design
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL
5 2 (7.41%) Microservices
5 2 (7.41%) Pair Programming
5 2 (7.41%) Web Development
6 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.70%) ITSM
6 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) Java 8
3 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) A+ Certification
1 3 (11.11%) CompTIA Security+
1 3 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Jamf Pro
1 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Ivanti
2 10 (37.04%) Adobe
2 10 (37.04%) Apple
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.11%) Dell
4 3 (11.11%) HP
4 3 (11.11%) Remedy
4 3 (11.11%) Xerox
5 2 (7.41%) Bloomberg
5 2 (7.41%) FactSet
5 2 (7.41%) Reuters
6 1 (3.70%) Bomgar
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco
6 1 (3.70%) Meraki